23.11.2015

Chess Championship ended

The final round of the Republican Chess Championship of “Tahsil” Republican Sports Center was held.

The final round, held at Guba region Specialized Children-Youth Chess School of Olympic Reserves, was organized in 6 age groups. The final round was attended by male and female chess players, who won the first, second and third places in zonal competitions. A total of 800 schoolchildren took part in the competitions.

According to the rules of the International Chess Federation, the tournament was held on the Swiss system.

According to the results of the competition, the teams of Baku city Children-Youth Sports and Chess School No.2, Guba region Specialized Children-Youth Chess School of Olympic Reserves and the Specialized Children-Youth Sports and Chess School of Olympic Reserves No.1 won the first, second and third places respectively in team score.

Chess players, who were awarded first place in the championship in age groups, won the right to participate in the world championship among schoolchildren to be held in Tunisia in 2016.

Second place winners will represent our country at the European championship among schoolchildren to be held in Greece.